NecronomiCon to celebrate work, influence of early 20th century horror writer HP Lovecraft

  • by: MICHELLE R. SMITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 19, 2013 - 11:40 AM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — If you've enjoyed the works of Stephen King, seen the films "Alien" or "Prometheus," or heard about the fictional Arkham Asylum in Batman, thank H.P. Lovecraft, the early 20th century horror writer whose work has been an inspiration to others for nearly a century.

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